- South East Dublin Department of Anaesthesia

SEDDA Anaesthetic Grand Rounds - July / December 2012

Programme Schedule: Wednesday 7.30am





25th July

Difficult Airway Workshop

Dr. Niamh Conlon


1st August

Vascular Acces Workshop

Dr. Alan McShane


8th August

Regional Anaesthesia Workshop

Drs Conlon, Breslin and Twomey


15th August

Anaesthesia for Liver Resection

Dr Niamh Conlon


22nd August

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Dr Dermot Kelly

Dr Kingsley Enohumah

29th August

A lump in the throat: Awake Fibreoptic Intubation

Dr Neil McDonald

Dr Aoife Doolan

4th September

Peri-operative Fluids: How much is too much?

Prof Donal Buggy (Mater Hospital)


12th September

Activated Protein C: the story so far

Dr John Boylan

Dr Stephen Frohlich

19th September

Abdominal Wall Blocks

Dr Niamh Conlon

Dr Aravind Rathakrishnan

26th September

Morbidity and Mortality Meeting

Dr Larry Crowley


3rd October

Respiratory Variation and Fluid Management

Dr John Boylan


10th October

One lung ventilation

Dr Muhammad Mukhtar

Dr Yassir Azzain Mohammad

17th October

Topic to be confirmed

Dr Ciaran Twomey


24th October

Goal-Directed fluid management

Dr Niamh Conlon

Dr Georgie Imberger

31st October

Anaesthesia for the pregnant patient for non-obstetric surgery

Dr Ingrid Browne

Dr Hassan Shakeban

7th November

Acute stroke and anaesthetic considerations in cerebro vascular disease

Dr Alan McShane

Dr Rachel Conway

14th November

Anaesthesia for the pregnant cardiac patient

Dr Roger McMorrow


21st November

Surgery in Lung Cancer

Dr David Healy

Consultant Thoracic Surgeon


28th November

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Dr Paul Murphy

Dr Gavin Weekes

5th December

Morbidity and Mortality Meeting

Dr Larrry Crowley


12th December

Massive Transfusion

Dr Joan Fitzgerald
Consultant Haematologist






Grand Rounds - Education & Research Centre, SVUH

Grand Rounds Archives 2012 (January-June)


ICU Continuing Education

Programme Schedule:  Tuesday 7.30am (updated monthly)



Consultant Chairing

14th August

Acute Management of Shock

Dr Donal Ryan

21st August

Variceal Haemorrhage in Cirrhosis

Dr Andrew Westbrook

28th August

Management of The OLT Patient

Dr Donal Ryan

4th September

Nutrition Survival Guide

Ms Nicola Dervan

11th September

Spectrum of Group A Strep Infection in the ICU

Dr Donal Ryan

18th September

Interpretation of Ventilator Waveforms I

Dr K Crowley

25th September

Interpretation of Ventilator Waveforms II

Dr K Crowley

2nd October

Early Goal Directed Therapy

Prof A Nichol

9th October

Sodium I

Dr Kieran Crowley

16th October

Lactic Acidosis

Dr Donal Ryan

23rd October

Sodium II

Dr Kieran Crowley

30th October

Age of Blood?

Prof Alistair Nichol

6th November

Data Interpretation

Dr Kieran Crowley

13th November

Lactic Acidosis

Dr Donal Ryan

20th November

Brain Death

Dr Pat Benson

27th November

Medical Emergeney Teams

Dr Andrew Westbrook

4th December

Transfusion Practice in Intensive Care

Dr Martina Prchalova SpR in Anaesthesia

11th December

Thrombocytopenia in ICU

Dr Ahmed Aglan SpR in Anaesthesia

18th December






ICU Conference Room, * case presentations by Registrars


Anaesthetic Tutorials

Programme Schedule:  Thursday 7.30am (weekly)



Consultant Chairing




ICU Conference Room

Intensive Care Medicine Journal Club

Programme Schedule:  Thursday 7.30am (monthly)



Main Speaker


Early versus Late Parenteral Nutrition in Critically ill Adults

Dr Martina Prchalova


A Comparison of Albumin and Saline for Fluid Resuscitation in the Intensive Care Unit

Saline or Albumin for Fluid Resuscitation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr Ahmed Ibrahim Ali Aglan

Dr Jonathan Royds


A Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Clinical Trial of Transfusion Requirements in Critical Care

Dr Cormac O’ Connor


Effect of treatment with low doses of hydrocortisone and fludrocortisone on mortality
in patients with septic shock

Hydrocortisone therapy for patients with septic shock

Dr Siaghal Mac Colgáin


Dr Aidan Spring


Introduction of the medical emergency team (MET) system: a cluster-randomised controlled trial

Dr Nikki Higgins


Ventilation with Lower Tidal Volumes as Compared with Traditional Tidal Volumes for Acute Lung Injury
and the Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Dr Manamohan Mysore Rangaiah


Lecture Room ICU (beside staff room) SVUH


Visiting Speaker



Main Speaker



Education & Research Centre, SVUH